Brad Stephens

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What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

Bruce Wee 5 year old acting Bruce Lee's nunchaku scene

Public<p><p><b>Bruce Wee</b> <b>5 year old acting Bruce Lee's nunchaku scene</b><p>31 comments<p>31<p>419 plus ones<p>419<p>101 shares<p>101<p>Shared publicly•<p>View 25 previous …

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

10 Adventurous Digs That Totally Beat A Hotel Room

<b>By Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest.</b><p>Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with our roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.<p><i>(photo: Nick Simonite)</i><p>El Cosmico, a quirky campground in the desert of Marfa, Texas, offers a …

Indiana Stokes Dishonest Debates

The back-and-forth over Indiana's supposedly anti-gay Religious Freedom Restoration Act has all the hallmarks of contemporary American politics. …

LGBTQI

14 Slow Cooker Dinners—400 Calories or Less!

Stumped on what to make for dinner? Set it and forget it with these tasty slow cooker recipes from our friends at Cooking Light.<p><b>Chicken</b><p><b>1. Chicken</b> …

The Return of Evil

Where is Chris Kyle when you need him?<p>The late hero of the movie “American Sniper” made no apology for killing as many members of Al Qaeda in Iraq, the precursor of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, as he could get in his rifle sights.<p>After the burning alive of a captured Jordanian pilot by …

College kids can't take a joke

Chris Rock has stopped performing on college campuses, he said in a recent interview, because college audiences are getting "way too conservative."<p>"Not like they're voting Republican," he said in the interview with Frank Rich published in Vulture, "but in their social views and their willingness …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

James Bond Will Guzzle Belvedere Martinis in Spectre

James Bond walks into a bar. He floats over to the bartender who is magnetically drawn to him (he’s wearing a white tux, after all), and orders a . . . bourbon.<p>That’s because it’s his drink.<p>We know this thanks to intrepid, possibly obsessive, readers have combed through all of Ian Fleming’s suave …

What Is the Farthest Someone Has Fallen Without Dying?

<i>What is the farthest someone has fallen (free fall) without dying?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Diana Crețu</i><p>Her …

E.O. Wilson Chases The 'Great Riddle' Of Human Existence

With a title as audacious as “The Meaning of Human Existence,” even a casual reader couldn’t be faulted for expecting a veritable Rosetta Stone to the cosmos and life as we know it. But in his latest book, Edward O. Wilson offers no philosophically-satisfying answers to this age-old “existence” …

How An Evangelical Christian Researcher Reconciles Science With Her Faith

Climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe writes about God, climate change, and the unknown.<p><i>Editor's note: Our profile of Bill Nye [September 2014] elicited an impassioned response from readers. We received more than 100 letters, many from readers grappling with how to reconcile scientific concepts like</i> …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

Inked

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …